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Site Search: Delete specific terms

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Hi! I just set up "Site Search" (Reporting > Behavior > Site Search) on Google Analytics. To test if it was working properly, I entered into the search bar of our website "Test" a few times. I now see those test search terms coming up in our reports. How do I delete (or set up a filter to not see) those "test" terms from Site Search? If the answer is "You can't do that", then how should I proceed to do tests like that in the future, without having an impact on my Google Analytics data? 


Thanks so much for your help in advance! Smiley Happy

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Re: Site Search: Delete specific terms

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Hi :-)

You should create a View for testing purposes and maybe block your own visits from being reported in the main reporting View using an exclude IP filter

Bronwyn Vourtis, Google Analytics Top Contributor
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